Rovio Leisure Company Inventory Trade Launch December 21, 2020 at 9.30 a.m. EET
Alexandre Pelletier-Normand appointed as the brand new CEO of Rovio Leisure Company
The Board of Administrators of Rovio Leisure Company has appointed Alexandre Pelletier-Normand (born 1980), B.Sc. (Pc Science) as the corporate’s CEO as of January 1, 2021.
Pelletier-Normand, Government Vice President, Video games, has led Rovio’s Video games enterprise and been a member of Rovio’s Management Crew since January 2019. Previous to becoming a member of Rovio, he held a number of positions at Gameloft SE, most not too long ago EVP Manufacturing. Pelletier-Normand can also be a co-founder at funding platform Execution Labs, and a board member since 2012. Pelletier-Normand will take over the place from Kati Levoranta, Rovio’s CEO between 2016 and 2020.
“We’re delighted to nominate Alexandre as a brand new CEO. In accordance with our technique, we have now shifted our focus previously years to our video games enterprise. The video games market goes via a serious transformation, and Rovio’s enterprise should be developed to react to future modifications. Alexandre has a wonderful observe file in heading Rovio’s video games enterprise and he has a radical understanding of the market and modifications in client habits. We’re assured that he’s the fitting particular person to guide the corporate in shut cooperation with the remainder of the management staff,” says Kim Ignatius, Chairman of Rovio’s Board of Administrators.
“Working on the helm of Rovio’s Video games enterprise has been an incredible expertise. Rovio has a powerful video games portfolio, which is diversified throughout numerous genres via the targeted experience of our a number of studios. As such, we’re nicely positioned to profit from the transformation of the video games market and to drive our development technique for the years forward. I settle for the function of CEO with a lot gratitude and pleasure,” says Alexandre Pelletier-Normand.
ROVIO ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION
Board of Administrators
Kim Ignatius, Chairman of the Board of Administrators
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Rovio Leisure Company is a world, mobile-first video games firm that creates, develops and publishes cellular video games, which have been downloaded over 4.5 billion instances up to now. Rovio is greatest identified for the worldwide Indignant Birds model, which began as a well-liked cellular recreation in 2009, and has since advanced from video games to varied leisure and client merchandise in model licensing. At the moment, Rovio affords a number of cellular video games, animations and produced The Indignant Birds Film in 2016. Its sequel, The Indignant Birds Film 2, was launched in 2019. Rovio is headquartered in Finland and the corporate’s shares are listed on the primary listing of NASDAQ Helsinki inventory alternate with the buying and selling code ROVIO. (www.rovio.com)